Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen is a registered dietitian with 15 years experience in the nutrition field. Based in San Diego, Maryann works as a freelance writer, nutrition consultant and founding editor of Raise Healthy Eaters, a popular blog about family nutrition. She has written forCookingLight.com, My Recipes, Los Angeles Times
, Today’s Dietitian
andToday’s Diet and Nutrition
. She is also an expert blogger
at WebMD’s Real Life Nutrition.
Since the creation of her blog in early 2009, Maryann has become a well-known family nutrition expert. Her blog has been featured on Technorati’s top 100 for health and family, and she has written for other popular blogs such as Simple Mom, 5 Dollar Dinners
and Org Junkie.
She is featured in No Whine with Dinner, the book written by the Meal Makeover Moms,
Liz Weiss, MS, RD and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD. Maryann has been named “expert curator” by OrganizedWisdom’s
Medical Review Team.
Maryann acts as a nutrition advisor for SchoolMenu
and contributes monthly articles. She teaches classes on infant and toddler nutrition at the Parent Connection in San Diego and has appeared on Real Mom TV, Parenting Powers expert tele-class series, and Dr. Susan Michelle’s live podcast for healthy living. She has been quoted in leading newspapers and magazines including the Chicago Tribune
, American Profile
Maryann received her undergraduate degree in Nutrition from San Diego State University and her Master’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of New Haven in Connecticut. She holds a certification in weight management from the American Dietetic Association. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and its Nutrition Entrepreneur dietetic practice group.
Above all Maryann is passionate about leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Over the past 20 years, she has participated in aerobics and weight training, and has successfully completed three marathons. Since becoming a mom in 2006, Maryann has taken on her most challenging role yet: keeping herself and her family healthy without losing her mind. She created RaiseHealthyEaters.com to help others meet this challenge as well.